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    shaken...

    Hi,

    I heard the first word from the idiom and that was after greating somebody..

    - Haw are you man?
    - fine. shaken in your ... (I didn't hear what after that)
    any one knows about this saying?

    Thanks

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    Re: shaken...

    Shaking in your boots/shoes - to be very frightened...but it wouldn't be preceded by 'fine'.

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    Re: shaken...

    I've heard, "Hey there, what's shakin'?" as a greeting, but not "shaking" as a response (unless, as Mudgy said, the responder is frightened of something/someone).


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    Re: shaken...

    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch View Post
    I've heard, "Hey there, what's shakin'?" as a greeting, but not "shaking" as a response (unless, as Mudgy said, the responder is frightened of something/someone).
    Term (well out of common useage) can have two meanings: As in 'shaking in my boots' - frightened. Or as in Hay, Man, what's shakin?' A question about 'what's going on.'


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    Re: shaken...

    Probably the greating start with this:(Hay, Man, what's shakin?)
    and the answer was somthing like this : shakin in your (b....en)!!!


    Thanks

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